• Carson City

    Credit: Sara Bingham

  • Winter Light

    Credit: Gina Lee

  • Nevada Governor's Mansion

    Credit: Tony Dellacioppa

  • Snow Day

    Credit: Alexandra Smith

  • The Glenbrook

    Credit: Albert Depew

  • Proud to be Snow-covered

    Credit: Jayson Berry Hunt

  • Carson River Morning

    Credit: Robert Moore

  • Winter Sunset

    Credit: Steve Ferguson

The Carson City Historical Society presents


"Reflections of Carson City -- The Legend of Julia Bulette"

by Susan James

Thursday, June 28 at 7:00 pm
Carson City Library
900 North Roop

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Historian Susan James has published articles on Nevada topics for over twenty-five years. James began researching the story of Virginia City's famous prostitute, Julia Bulette, in the early 1980s. In 1998, Nevada Magazine reprinted her 1984 article "Queen of Tarts" in The Historical Nevada Magazine: Outstanding Historical Features From the Pages of Nevada Magazine. Her introduction to "Julia Bulette's Probate Records" appears in Uncovering Nevada's Past: A Primary Source History of the Silver State, published in 2004.

James and her husband, Ron, are co-authors of the book, Castle in the Sky: George Whittell Jr. and the Thunderbird Lodge. She has served since 2003 as the scholar-in-residence for the Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City. She is a former University of Nevada, Reno, history lecturer.

UPCOMING EVENTS: --- On August 29, "Reflections of Carson City" Lecture will be by Guy Rocha on the Comstock Miners Union.